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Old January 14th, 2013, 08:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Difference in freak tips???

So other then the looks. What is the difference in the spiral which I think the all American. And the standard tear drop. Which svbetter and why?
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Old January 14th, 2013, 08:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Some people believe spiral/straight porting helps with accuracy/consistency (I disagree, but to each their own). Some just like the looks of one over the other. Also, they do have a slightly different sound signature, some people just want it to sound a certain way. Neither is truly better, they perform the same, just a matter of preference (or IMO, stiffi tip because it looks great and is a bit lighter without being insanely light).
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Old January 14th, 2013, 09:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yea, i dont' think there's any difference when it come to performance.
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Old January 15th, 2013, 08:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If you look deeply enough online- they have a powder test or something in regard to porting and air's ability to escape out the porting - and then a reference to how that would impact sound signature.

I forget the reasoning and site and whatever - but it was the reason I opted for a Freak style tip this time around. I personally own both tips at the same length. I notice very little difference - though I have seen more barrel breaks in the Freak tip than the All American. That could be placebo or coincidence though.
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Old January 15th, 2013, 06:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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have both. just use the one that looks better on the gat
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